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High folate intake may reduce high blood pressure

Recent research shows that high levels of folate intake can reduce the risk of high blood pressure by up to a third in young women. It also reduces the risk of high blood pressure in older women but to a lesser degree. However, more research is needed to confirm this finding conclusively.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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About: High folate intake may reduce high blood pressure

Date: 11 October 2004

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

URL: http://www.ajc.com/health/content/shared-auto/healthnews/blpr/521699.html

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